Volvo Cars’ XC60 has been crowned a best-performing vast off-roader and a automobile with a best altogether opening of 2017 in a prestigious Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class reserve awards.
The XC60 scored a near-perfect 98 per cent in a Adult Occupant category, and in a Large Off-Road difficulty it showed a transparent advantage in Safety Assist with a measure of 95 per cent – 20 commission points aloft than a nearest Large Off-Road aspirant – underlining Volvo Cars’ position as a personality in automotive safety.
“The new XC60 is one of a safest Volvo cars ever made,” pronounced Malin Ekholm, Vice President, Volvo Cars Safety Centre. “It is entirely installed with new record designed to support drivers, to assistance strengthen automobile occupants and other highway users, such as pedestrians and cyclists, and lessen collision risks. We are unapproachable that a ongoing joining to innovating new reserve facilities has been recognized with another Euro NCAP Best in Class endowment for Volvo Cars.”
The Euro NCAP endowment for a XC60 follows in a marks of Volvo Cars’ XC90, that in 2015 was also named a best-performing vast off-roader, and a automobile with a best altogether opening that year. Volvo Cars’ V40 is another prior Euro NCAP winner, in a Small Family class.
“Our prophesy is that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car,” pronounced Malin Ekholm. “The achievements of a XC60 are examples of a joining to building a latest reserve and support systems as we essay towards that vision.”
The XC60 also joins a S90 and V90 in creation story for Volvo Cars as a initial manufacturer to reason all the top 3 automobile rankings in Euro NCAP’s Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) tests – AEB City, AEB Inter-Urban and AEB Pedestrian. The 3 Volvo cars are a usually cars to have achieved ideal scores in all 3 AEB categories.
The S90 and V90 also scored rarely during a Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class awards, achieving 95 per cent in a Adult Occupant difficulty and 93 per cent in a Safety Assist category.
The Euro NCAP endowment follows a XC60 being named Japan’s 2017-18 Car of a Year. The XC60 also won a UK’s 2017 Car Tech Awards for Best Safest Car, Best Safety Technology and Best Sat-Nav; and was crowned Luxury SUV of a Year in a UK’s Professional Driver 2017 Car of a Year awards. The XC60 has also been named as one of 3 finalists for a 2018 North American Utility of a Year award, a leader of that will be announced on 15 Jan 2018.
Euro NCAP awards
Each year, Euro NCAP publishes a ‘Best in Class’ to prove that vehicles have achieved improved than their competitors launched in a same calendar year, regulating a weighted sum of scores for accurate comparison in any class, opposite 4 areas of assessment: adult occupant, child occupant, walking and reserve assist.
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